Mira Sorvino bio, Modern family, Movies, Net worth, Husband, Childhood, Facts
Who is Mira Sorvino?
Mira Sorvino's an American actress. After winning the Oscars and the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Linda Ash in 1995 film Mighty Aphrodite, she came into the spotlight. She has also appeared in a few more hit movies such as Mimic, Lulu on the Bridge, The Replacement Killers, Summer of Sam and a few more.
In the Early life(Family) of Mira Sorvino
Mira was born on September 28, 1967, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. She is Lorraine's daughter Ruth Davis and Paul Sorvino. She's got two siblings, Michael and Amanda. She talks about her nationality, she is American and her ethnicity is mixed. She had a keen interest in acting and writing from the beginning of her childhood. With regard to her education, she completed her local school high school. She then attended Harvard University for one year as an exchange student with CIEE in Beijing, China. In 1989, Mira graduated from Harvard magna cum laude with a degree in East Asian studies.
In the Career(movies) of Mira Sorvino
Fig: Mira Sorvino in Mimic
Speaking about Mira Sorvino's profession, Sorvino went to New York City to pursue her career in acting and did odd jobs and served at Tibeca, a production company owned by Robert De Niro, an actor. She also started appearing in a small role in the television series Law & Order. Moreover, Sorvino's debut film Amongst Friends was released in 1993. She was also the associate producer of this film. She also played a remarkable role in the movie, Mighty Aphrodite (1995), directed by Woody Allen.
Later in 1995, she played the role of Conchita Closson in The Buccaneers, a mini-series of BBC adapted from Edith Wharton's novel. Sorvino made a remarkable impact with the film, Norma Jean & Marilyn (1996), who played the role of the beautiful blonde Marilyn Monroe in 1996 with Ashley Judd. She starred in many movies: Mimic (1997), directed by Guillermo del Toro, The Replacement Killers (1998), an action movie and Summer of Sam (1999) directed by John Leguizamo. She appeared in a film, Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, together with Lisa Kudrow in 1997.
In addition, Sorvino produced a comedy-drama, Lisa Picard Is Famous (2000). In The Great Gatsby, she played the role of Daisy Buchanan, an adaptation of the famous class of all time by F. Scott Fitzgerald and Paul Rudd. In 2012, she worked in Trade of Innocents with Dermot Mulroney. They played as a couple who lost their child, fighting human trafficking. Her Falling Skies (2014), a science fiction thriller and Psych (2014), were also very successful in showing comedy crime.
Net worth and awards of Mira Sorvino
Fig: Mira Sorvino with Oscar Award
As a veteran actress, Mira pockets a huge amount of money from her profession. She currently has a net value of $16 million. So far, Mira has won a few awards. From now on, she has won the Oscars and the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Linda Ash in the 1995 movie Mighty Aphrodite. In addition, she received the National Board of Review Award and the New York Film Critics Circle in the category of Best Supporting Actress for Mighty Aphrodite.
In the Personal life(Husband) of Mira Sorvino
Fig: Mira Sorvino with her husband Christopher Backus
Mira is a married woman, the 50-year-old American veteran actress. She tied the knot with actor Christopher Backus on June 11, 2004, in the courthouse of Santa Barbara, California. After several months in August 2003, the couple married him and the couple together had two sons Mattea Angel and Lucia, Johnny Christopher King and Holden Paul Terry Backus. Prior to her marriage, Mira had a relationship with director Quentin Tarantino from 1996-1998. She was also connected with Marc Anthony, Kevin Costner, and Olivier Martines. Mira and Christopher have maintained a perfect relationship, since their marriage. To date, she has never been involved in an extramarital affair. The married couple currently enjoys their company and live beautifully.
Rumors and Controversy about Mira Sorvino
Once upon a time, a controversy arose after she spoke out against Harvey Weinstein Sexual Harassment. Apart from that, there are no drastic rumors about her personal and professional life.
Facts of Mira Sorvino
Mira is quite active in social media, such as Instagram and Twitter. However, she doesn't have a Facebook account. She currently has more than 76k followers on Twitter and nearly 20k followers on Instagram.
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